Kelsea Ballerini to Perform at 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini attends Billboard Power 100 - Red Carpet at Cecconi's on Feb. 9, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Kelsea Ballerini attends Billboard Power 100 - Red Carpet at Cecconi's on Feb. 9, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Kelsea Ballerini will perform at the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards, the ACM announced Monday (March 20).

Ballerini won new female vocalist in 2016 and is up for two awards this year, including female vocalist of the year and video of the year for her single “Peter Pan.”  

In the past year, the country singer has had a string of Billboard Hot 100 hits, including “Peter Pan,” “Dibs” and “Yeah Boy.” She opened for Thomas Rhett in the first half of 2017 and will join Lady Antebellum for the You Look Good World Tour this summer.

Other performers previously announced for this year’s lineup include Jason Aldean, Brothers Osborne, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi and Florida Georgia Line with the Backstreet Boys.

The 2017 ACM Awards will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The show will air live April 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. 


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